Police dogs

Police K-9 Trials

Police Dogs Compete At K-9 Trials In San Leandro

San Leandro officer Dennis Mally and Rohan competed Saturday in the second annual Police K-9 Trials, where they won in the “searching” contest category.


The new vests being worn by Antioch K-9 officers. (CBS)

New Bullet Proof Vests For K9 Officers In Antioch

The shooting of an Antioch police dog in the summer of last year has brought about some changes. Now, the K9 unit is equipped with bullet proof vests just like their handlers.


German Shepherd

Handler Blamed In East Bay Police Dog Killing Of Other Dog

An East Bay police department has found a handler did not properly supervise the off-duty police dog in his charge when the animal lashed out and killed another dog.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

German Shepherd

San Leandro Police Dog Fatally Mauls Another Dog

A San Leandro police dog fatally mauled another dog in Brentwood in an incident that is still under investigation.

CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011

"Dax," a police canine with the California Highway Patrol, was honored for taking a suspect into custody in Oakland on January 16, 2010. (CBS)

CHP Dog Honored For Helping Nab Suspect In East Bay

A police canine with the California Highway Patrol received one of the agency’s commissioner’s awards in Oakland Wednesday for its role in taking a suspect into custody following a vehicle pursuit earlier this year, a CHP spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

South SF Hosts K-9 Competition

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) _ It was a weekend of “paws-on” competition in South San Francisco as 23 K-9 teams from around Northern California chased down and put the bite on bad guys at […]